Tuesday , 23 May 2017

Nigerian Army Reshuffles, Appoints 4 GOCs, Redeploy Others

Nigerian Army LogoThe Nigerian Army, Saturday night, released a list of new postings affecting the ranks of lieutenant-colonel to major-general. The postings also affected four General Officers Commanding (GOCs) while only the GOC 1 Division, Kaduna, Major-General Abdul Wahab, was unaffected as he retained his position.

Not unaffected in the reorganisation are Principal officers at the army headquarters.

The new postings saw Major-General A. T. Jubrin, a former Director, Military Intelligence, appointed as GOC 2 Division, while General E. B. Awala, former commander, Armoured Corps, Bauchi, was appointed GOC 3 Armoured Division.

Major-General A. A. Olaniyi,  former commander, Engineering was appointed GOC 82 Division, while Major-General Obi Umahi, former brigade commander, Benin City, became  the new GOC 81 Division.

The former GOC 2 Division, Major-General M. D. Abubakar, was transfered to Army Headquarters as Chief of Administration; former GOC 82 Division Major-General Olayinka Osinowo proceeded on retirement, while the GOC 81 Division, Major-General Kenneth Minimah, was appointed Commander Infantry Corp, Jaji.

Also, the former GOC 3 Armoured Division, Major-General Jack Nwaogbo, moved to the army headquarters as Chief of Training and Operation (CTOP).

Former Director, Army Public Relations, Major-General Mobolaji Koleoso, became the chief of military-civil relationship; Major-General Bitrus Kwaji became Managing Director, Nigerian Army Holdings Ltd; Major-General Lawrence Ngubane moved to Defence Headquarters as CTOP, while Major-General T. J. Isang became the Chief of Standard and Evaluation (CASE), among others.

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